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Andy McCulley
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From: Lansdale, PA
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posted 04-15-2019 10:05 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Andy McCulley   Click Here to Email Andy McCulley     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just had the pleasure of visiting the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

It is a terrific museum and if you have an opportunity to visit it, I highly recommend it. Well worth the trip.

MCroft04
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posted 04-15-2019 04:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MCroft04   Click Here to Email MCroft04     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'll be there in October; looking forward to see this great museum.

p51
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posted 04-15-2019 07:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for p51   Click Here to Email p51     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The space stuff ("Gumdrop" from Apollo 9) is right at the door. I didn't realize Lindbergh's Medal of Honor (he was a reserve officer at the time he did the Atlantic crossing) is on display within sight of the capsule; don't miss that!

Just make sure you see both sides once you pass the big open atrium. I looked in one side and was on my way out before I recalled they were supposed to have a good WW1 collection. I went back to the back again and was so glad I didn't leave! The museum, from the front, looks very small. It's deceptive.

Jurg Bolli
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posted 04-15-2019 09:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jurg Bolli   Click Here to Email Jurg Bolli     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I agree, well worth the visit!

spaceheaded
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posted 04-16-2019 06:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for spaceheaded     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Planning an October visit, too!

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